Community Briefs — Jan. 14, 2016


Xavier High entrance exam on Jan. 16
Attention parents of 8th graders: If your child is interested or you want your child to attend Xavier High School in Weno, Chuuk, please note that the Xavier High School Entrance Exam is scheduled for Saturday, Jan 16, 2016, at 9am at Mt. Carmel School. Your child will need to bring No. 2 pencils and $5 test taking fee. For questions, contact Ivan A. Blanco at or 285 8768. (PR)

CCA general membership meeting set
The Commonwealth Cancer Association is inviting the community, cancer survivors, friends, and supporters to its annual general membership meeting on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, at 5:30pm at the CCA conference room in Gualo Rai. The agenda will include the president’s 2015 annual report as well as the treasurer’s financial report. There will also be an election of three board members. Nominations for board members will be accepted in advance via email and/or on the floor. To submit a board nomination or for more information, contact CCA at 682-0050 or email at (CCA)

Survivors, caregivers support meeting on Thursday
All people facing cancer, their family members, and caregivers are invited to the next Commonwealth Cancer Association monthly support meeting scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, starting at 5:30pm at the Chamolinian Room of the Hyatt Regency Saipan.  Guest speaker will be Dr. Tiffany Lin, department chair of Pediatrics/UCSF Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellow, Commonwealth Healthcare Corp. She will facilitate a roundtable discussion on “how to give your past medical history to your doctor,” as well as the key points that are important for survivors, and caregivers to know about the disease. To RSVP or for more information, call the CCA at 682-0050 or email at or (CCA)

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